International Journal of Event and Festival Management: Volume 14 Issue 2


Table of contents - Special Issue: Repurposing and Repositioning Events: Real, Responsible and Revolutionary Futures

Guest Editors: Margarida Abreu Novais, Jane Ali-Knight, Kirsten Holmes, Leonie Lockstone-Binney, Martin Robertson, Hannah Stewart

What counts, safety and security or hygiene? Suggestions on the reopening of major events under pandemic conditions in Germany

Patricia Magdalena Schütte, Malte Schönefeld, Yannic Schulte, Frank Fiedrich

Between 2020 and spring 2022, health safety was the new pressing concern among the risks at major events. It seemed that it – respectively hygiene as part of infection control …

COVID-19 and the digitization of business events: how the health crisis accelerated ethical issues

Niccolò Piccioni, Costanza Nosi, Chiara Ottolenghi, Giulia Nevi

The aim of this study is to understand the transformations that the event industry has undergone during the COVID-19 pandemic and what changes still may happen in the future, here…

Festival hiatus, resilience and innovation during COVID-19: learnings from the Edinburgh festivals

Jane Ali-Knight, Gary Kerr, Hannah Stewart, Kirsten Holmes

In this paper, the authors explore how Edinburgh's key Festivals have adapted to the COVID-19 pandemic. Their response presents the emergence of more innovative festival delivery…

Transformative service research approaches for visitor experiences in major sporting events

Effie Steriopoulos, Can-Seng Ooi

This research conceptualises the hallmark event, Melbourne Cup in Australia, as a major sporting brand experience. While numerous studies have explored consumer engagement and…

The InterACT Disability Arts Festival: creating revolutionary futures?

Trudie Walters

This exploratory study seeks to understand whether an arts event designed with/by/for disabled people (the InterACT Disability Arts Festival in New Zealand) has the potential to…

Protest events as institutions: stakeholder perceptions of the changing role of Serbia's EXIT festival

Luna Đurić, James Kennell, Miroslav D. Vujičić, Igor Stamenković, Jelena Farkić

This research explores how protest events can change and develop over time, through an analysis of stakeholder perceptions of the EXIT festival in Serbia. In doing this, it builds…

Post-pandemic intention to participate in the tourism and hospitality (T&H) events: an integrated investigation through the lens of the theory of planned behavior and perception of Covid-19

Ramzi Al Rousan, Nermin Khasawneh, Sujood Sujood, Naseem Bano

This paper aims to predict the post-pandemic intention of Indian consumers to participate in tourism and hospitality T&H events by incorporating the perception of Covid-19 (PCOV…

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